Affirmative action support at historic low

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) As the Supreme Court prepares to once again weigh in on the issue of affirmative action, a record-low number of Americans support such programs, according to more…

IRS buying spy equipment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — The IRS, currently in the midst of scandals involving the targeting of conservative groups and lavish taxpayer-funded conferences, is ordering surveillance equipment that includes hidden cameras more…

Man falls asleep at desk, transfers millions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.COM.AU) — AN employee at a bank in Germany has fallen asleep on his keyboard, accidentally transforming a minor currency transfer into a $311 million order (EUR222 million), more…

The big flip-off: Company doesn't give feds data

by Chelsea Schilling -- The federal government may be secretly accessing Americans' online videos, emails, photos and search histories – with the help of Apple, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, YouTube, PalTalk, AOL and more…

NSA spying disclosures alarm tech companies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Recent revelations about the National Security Agency's expansive data-collection efforts have underscored the power of electronic surveillance in the Internet era and renewed an historic debate more…

U.S. fights China over solar power

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — The United States could try to work out a deal that would end ongoing tit-for-tat disputes over trade in solar energy products. Last week, the European more…

Massive dust storms slam Colorado

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DENVERPOST) — LAMAR — Jillane Hixson stopped dusting her home about noon on a clear Friday and looked out the window to a storm roiling in the distance. more…

Democrat stronghold's awful race and gender problem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MOTHERJONES) — Catherine Bracy moved to San Francisco from Chicago during the 2012 campaign to run Team Obama's technology field office, a first-of-its-kind project that enlisted Silicon Valley's more…

Ohio: Obamacare to hike premiums by 88%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) — Democrats continue to try to dismiss the evidence that Obamacare will dramatically increase the cost of insurance for people who buy it on their own. But more…